Soapweed wrote:I think the "pivot squeeze" is most desirable, but this is just my opinion. With the pivot squeeze, the bale can turn more freely. With the parallel squeeze, the arm can come against the side of the bale which inhibits the bale rotation.
PureCountry wrote:The old orange Jiffy handlers were/are still good that way, pivoting arms, rotate freely. Hope I can buy my Grandads' now that he's sold his cows at age 86. lol
Hayguy wrote:PureCountry wrote:The old orange Jiffy handlers were/are still good that way, pivoting arms, rotate freely. Hope I can buy my Grandads' now that he's sold his cows at age 86. lol
so far i have managed to collect 3 of them...only one mounted right now and it seem's to do the job well..it's electric over hydraulic and was pretty stiff in the cold until i put a couple of magnetic oil pan heaters on the tank,problem solved. the other 2 are belt drive pumps and are just waiting 'til i find some decent older trucks to mount them on.
"was just wondering if the parallel squeeze ones were better at some thing's over the pivot ones"
Thank-you all for the replies
Big Muddy rancher wrote:Drove by a trailer sales place and I thought it was a "Kroeger" bale handler.
Anybody have or seen these?
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